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Pallone- Acid-Base physiology, a tale of NH3

Today we welcome Dr. Thomas Pallone, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology here at the University of Maryland. In addition to being a brilliant clinician, Dr. Pallone also spent time doing research at the Medical Engineering Medical Sciences division of the HST program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is safe to say, he is one of the most brilliant minds we have at Maryland and today he takes an hour to give us a simplified look at the way the kidneys deal with acids and bases. This talk will give you a common sense look at renal physiology and just might give you the information you need to crack the next complex renal failure case!

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Rubin: AKI in the ICU, an Updated Look

Today we are joined by Dr. Mario Rubin, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Nephrology Department and the acting Director of the Nephrology fellowship here at the University of Maryland. Dr. Rubin is a recent transplant from Boston where he served as director of nephrology education and director of the Transplant Nephrology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. We stole him for a single hour to discuss some of the basics & cutting edge controversies about AKI in the the critically ill patient .

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Stein – Advanced Concepts in CRRT and MARS

Dr. Deborah Stein is the Chief of Trauma at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Medical Director of the Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit at STC, and an expert in renal replacement therapy – To be honest that barely touches her level of expertise, and we’re not really sure what she can’t …

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Dr. Michael Chansky: Acid-Base (Made Easy)

We were fortunate to have Dr. Michael Chansky, Professor & Chair of Emergency Medicine at Cooper University Hospital and a member of the Master Educator’s Guild come down to the University of Maryland to teach about Acid-Base disorders.  Dr. Chansky loves Acid-Base problems so much that he actually sleeps with …